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Technical Lead Resume

Englewood, CO

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • 13+ years of experience in public and private sectors, with experience in Information Technology Industry.
  • The focus has been in Software Testing activities in the Software development life cycle of projects. Experience includes Functional Testing, Functional automation, Performance Testing and Defect Management and delivering complex web and client/server solutions at enterprise level.
  • Highly motivated leader who provides direction and training to create and develop high - performing teams.
  • Track record of success in leading software projects; Skilled in working closely with local/global cross-functional teams and projects.
  • Sound software development life cycle & process using structured development methodologies like Waterfall, RUP, Agile/Scrum.
  • Outstanding problem-solving acumen with aptitude for learning new technologies.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment that places value on attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and work well in a team environment.
  • Proficient in multiple technologies: CA DevTest 9.1/CA LISA/ iTKO Lisa, QTP/UTF 12, Auto IT, BPT, Selenium, ALM 12.2, Clear Quest, RTC, MS Office Suite, MS Project, Visio, SharePoint, SQL Server, Oracle etc.
  • Experienced in effort estimations, technical presentation to clients as part of sales
  • Expertise on Test Planning, scheduling & tracking, Risk Management, prepare detailed scope documentation, WBS, cost estimates & budgets.
  • Adherence to Quality norms, metrics collection & reporting
  • Used Java script to write custom code in CA DevTest
  • Experienced with driving the quality assurance processes and gained delivery buy-in from executive leadership
  • Experienced in building a Testing Center of excellence
  • People management skills involving competency building, motivating team and very good team player
  • Providing training to project team regarding QA methodology and providing periodic quality status reports to Top Management.
  • Planning, promoting and executing the quality assurance and executing improvement plans in the Project.
  • Experienced in managing execution of individual projects within a global program
  • Experienced in managing projects scope, budget and timeline.
  • Defining corrective actions in cases of deviation from the quality plan or applicable methodology

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Software Testing Automation/Manual: SOA Testing using CA LISA/CA DevTest, SOAP UI

Presentations & Reports: Negotiations/Presentations

Project Management: Scheduling

Risk / Issues Management: Team / Technology Leadership

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Englewood, CO

Technical Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Engineering, Development, DBA’s, networking and testing teams to gather requirements and provide solutions using automation tools.
  • Presenting POCs and getting further projects from various departments.
  • Work on vendor contracts and licensing contracts.
  • Work closely with HR team and help in recruiting process for technical interview.
  • CA DevTest configuring the tool as per specifications.
  • Understands Interface functional specification, Service definitions to develop Virtualization Strategy & Plan.
  • Designs virtualization solutions using CA Service Virtualization for the constrained systems/services.
  • Coordinate with the other teams to provision service artifacts, Test Data, Test Environment details based on virtualization needs.
  • Provides solution to the technical queries of virtualization engineers.
  • Setup of the virtualization environment for model design and development.
  • Develop and Test Services Virtualized.
  • Used Java script to write custom code in CA DevTest
  • Works on optimization of Virtualization framework, standards, templates, guidelines, checklists, best practices etc. during lean period.
  • Maintaining and upgrading existing CA DevTest servers.
  • Installed a new CA DevTest server 9.1 in both Windows, MAC and Linux servers.
  • Creating automation scripts to monitor websites, AppPools in production.
  • Performance Testing using CA DevTest.
  • Web Automation using Selenium in integration with CA DevTest.

Confidential, Houston, TX

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day interactions with executive clients and sponsors
  • Manage and deliver components of client engagements that identify, design, and implement technology and creative business solutions
  • Preparing and presenting Status reports to stake holders
  • Managing resources at onsite and resources in various countries.
  • Conduct defect status meetings and generating project reports
  • Providing project estimations and delivery timelines
  • Co-ordinate testing with integrated application teams for End-to-end testing
  • Removing roadblocks or find the right level of personal to remove the roadblock.
  • Involved in creation of Test plans and Test strategies
  • Involved in Understanding the business requirements and setting up team.
  • Involved in project planning and allocations.
  • Confidential ALM tool is used for test case design, execution and defect reporting.
  • Managing global program.

Confidential, Houston, TX

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day interactions with executive clients and sponsors
  • Manage and deliver components of client engagements that identify, design, and implement technology and creative business solutions
  • Preparing and presenting Status reports to stake holders
  • Managing resources at onsite and offshore resources
  • Conduct defect status meetings and generating project reports
  • Providing project estimations and delivery timelines
  • Provided input, guidance into the staffing process and have been an active participant in staff recruitment activities
  • Co-ordinate testing with integrated application teams for End-to-end testing
  • Removing roadblocks or find the right level of personal to remove the roadblock.
  • Involved in creation of Test plans and Test strategies
  • Involved in Understanding the business requirements and setting up team.
  • Involved in agile project planning and allocations.
  • Multiple browsers testing for application that are external user facing Mozilla, Firefox, IE 8, 9, 10 and 11, Google Chrome, Opera and Safari for compatibility with upgraded Citrix environment.
  • Regression testing all versions of operating systems on upgraded Citrix environment.
  • Mobile testing with iOS (Apple) and android operating system.
  • Automation using UTF 12.
  • Services testing using iTKO Lisa/CA Lisa tool and validating XML, XSD, XPath Syntax, Web Services, REST, HTTP, SOAP Messaging, etc .
  • Confidential ALM tool is used for test case design, execution and defect reporting.
  • Worked on Service Now tool for all IT department related requests.

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day interactions with executive clients and sponsors
  • Manage and deliver components of client engagements that identify, design, and implement technology and creative business solutions
  • Sending Daily Status reports to stake holders
  • Created Test plans, Test strategies and Test cases.
  • Involved in creation and review of Test scenarios and Test cases.
  • Involved in Understanding the business requirements and setting up Test Environment.
  • Involved in execution of test cases and defect tracking through Quality Center - Application Life-Cycle Management
  • Mentoring onsite (2 other vendor Resources), offshore India (35 CapGemini Resources) and UK resources
  • Conduct defect status meetings and implementing agile methodologies.
  • Involved in preparation and gather test data
  • Provided input and guidance into the staffing process
  • Active participant in staff recruitment activities
  • Co-ordinate testing with integrated application teams for End-to-end testing
  • Involved in creation of Test Closure Report
  • Performing all required steps to get the project S05 compliant by performing necessary action in ATMR tool, Clear Quest and Confidential ALM tool is used for test case design, execution and defect reporting.
  • Organized and facilitated sprint planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meeting
  • Taught the team to create clear and concise epics/stories
  • Instructed and modeled core Agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and visibility; ensured consistent application of scrum methodologies across the enterprise
  • Worked with the engineering managers to identify cross-team dependencies and manage inter-team tasks
  • Facilitated Scrum of Scrum for offshore teams in India.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day interactions with executive clients and sponsors
  • Manage and deliver components of client engagements that identify, design, and implement technology and creative business solutions
  • Primary point of contact for the project
  • Created Test plans, Test strategies and Test cases.
  • Involved in creation and review of Test scenarios and Test cases.
  • Creating and executing test scripts using SOAP UI tool for Web Services Testing
  • Involved in Understanding the business requirements and setting up Test Environment.
  • Involved in creation and execution of test cases through Quality Center - Application Life-Cycle Management
  • Mentoring onsite resources
  • Defect tracking and Bug reporting using Quality Center
  • Attending SRS meetings
  • Attending Pre and Post deployment meetings
  • Conduct defect status meetings
  • Involved in preparation and gather test data
  • Involved in Documentation of Test Results.
  • Provided input and guidance into the staffing process
  • Active participant in staff recruitment activities
  • Co-ordinate testing with integrated application teams for End-to-end testing
  • Organized and facilitated sprint planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meeting
  • Taught the team to create clear and concise epics/stories
  • Instructed and modeled core Agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and visibility; ensured consistent application of scrum methodologies across the enterprise
  • Worked with the engineering managers to identify cross-team dependencies and manage inter-team tasks
  • Facilitated Scrum of Scrum for offshore teams in India.

Confidential, Indianapolis, IN

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day interactions with executive clients and sponsors
  • Manage and deliver components of client engagements that identify, design, and implement technology and creative business solutions
  • Primary point of contact for the project and managed client resources for performance testing.
  • Created Test plans, Test strategies and Test Plans.
  • Involved in creation and review of Test scenarios and Test cases.
  • Creating and executing Automation Scripts using CA Lisa for Web Services Testing
  • Used Java script to write custom code in CA DevTest
  • Involved in Understanding the business requirements, Test Environment.
  • Executing QTP scripts using BTP from ALM.
  • Involved in executing test cases through Quality Center - Application Life-Cycle Management
  • Mentoring onsite and offshore resources
  • Defect tracking and Bug reporting using Clear Quest
  • Attending SRS meetings
  • Attending Pre and Post deployment meetings
  • Conduct defect status meetings and agile implementations
  • Involved in preparation and gather test data
  • Involved in Documentation of Test Results.
  • Provided input and guidance into the staffing process
  • Active participant in staff recruitment and retention activities
  • Provided leadership and support for delivery teams and staff in local offices
  • Testing involves Mainframe, Citrix, Internet and Intranet applications
  • Co-ordinate testing with upstream team for End-to-end testing
  • Database validation is performed using DB Visualizer
  • RTC is used for iteration planning by creating stories and assigning tasks to the stories.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day interactions with executive clients and sponsors
  • Manage and deliver components of client engagements that identify, design, and implement technology and creative business solutions
  • Performed role of counselor and coach
  • Provided input and guidance into the staffing process
  • Active participant in staff recruitment and retention activities
  • Provided leadership and support for delivery teams and staff in local offices
  • Involved in creating, reviewing Test plans, Test strategies, Test cases and automation Test Scripts
  • Creating and executing Automation Scripts using CA Lisa for Web Services Testing
  • Used Java script to write custom code in CA DevTest
  • Executing QTP scripts using BTP from Quality Center.
  • Involved in executing test cases through Quality Center - Application Life-Cycle Management
  • Mentoring onsite and offshore resources
  • Defect tracking and Bug reporting using Clear Quest
  • Attending SRS meetings
  • Attending Pre and Post deployment meetings
  • Conduct defect status meetings and agile implimentations
  • Gather test data
  • Run metrics - total test cases executed
  • Testing involves Mainframe, Citrix, Internet and Intranet applications
  • Co-ordinate testing with upstream team for End-to-end testing
  • Used Quality Center (test management tool) for executing the scenarios and for logging defects.

Confidential, Buffalo, NY

Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Quick Test Professional
  • Involved in creation and review of system test cases
  • Involved in execution of test cases
  • Involved in preparation and review of test data
  • Involved in creation and review of Automation test scripts.
  • Involved in execution of Automation scripts.
  • ReqPro - Used to transfer the “Business Requirement Document” from onsite to offshore
  • Share point - Used to transfer the “Detail Test Conditions” from onsite to offshore.
  • Used test management tool for executing the scenarios and for logging defects.

Confidential

Sr. Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Quick Test Professional
  • J2EE - The core application was developed in J2EE (Java 2 Enterprise Edition).
  • Involved in creation and review of Automation test scripts.
  • Involved in preparation and review of test data
  • Involved in execution of Automation scripts.
  • ReqPro - Used to transfer the “Business Requirement Document” from onsite to offshore
  • Share point - Used to transfer the “Detail Test Conditions” from onsite to offshore.
  • Used test management tool for executing the scenarios and for logging defects.

Confidential

Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • J2EE - The core application was developed in J2EE (Java 2 Enterprise Edition).
  • Involved in creation and review of system test cases
  • Involved in execution of test cases
  • Involved in preparation and execution of test data
  • ReqPro - Used to transfer the “Business Requirement Document” from onsite to offshore
  • Share point - Used to transfer the “Detail Test Conditions” from onsite to offshore.
  • Used test management tool for executing the scenarios and for logging defects.

Confidential

Testing Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in creation and review of system test cases
  • Involved in execution of test cases
  • Involved in preparation and execution of test data
  • Involved in Maintaining metrics
  • Involved in Understanding the business requirements, Test Environment

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